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Limoneira Pairs With Experts to Unleash the Power of Lemons

After launching its new marketing campaign, Unleash the Power of Lemons, earlier this year, Limoneira Company, a leading agribusiness, today announced its pairing with five Los … Continue reading

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PMA 2012 Fresh Summit

The 2012 PMA Fresh Summit show was packed with new innovations and ideas — and it had record attendance. Continue reading

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Chile Blueberry Season Begins

It is the beginning of the Gourmet Trading Company’s , announced the beginning of its Chile blueberry season today. As the company’s Argentina blueberry … Continue reading

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Why I love the produce industry… and a big THANKS!

Two weeks ago growers, manufacturers, buyers, sellers, marketers and associations converged on the Anaheim, California convention center to talk—and taste—produce. The new format of … Continue reading

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Pure Hot House Foods Launches Fresh Kits

Pure Hot House Foods recently launched its Pure Flavor Fresh Kits. Designed to be convenient and affordable, Salsa, Caprese and Guacamole are the first … Continue reading

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Gourmet Trading Company Honors Former CEO and President

“We felt that the internet was a good avenue to reach all the people who Chris had an impact on throughout the world. The … Continue reading

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Package Containers, Inc. Donates 25,000 Box Tops for Education to Chicago Suburban Middle School

When Mary Pytko’s name was read over the convention center sound system at the 2011 PMA Fresh Summit Trade Show as the winner of … Continue reading

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Fresh Blueberries from Chile Projected to Set New Record

Export of fresh Blueberries from Chile is projected to continue the upward momentum this 2012-13 season, forecasted to rise by 21% over the prior … Continue reading

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Sunny forecast

IBM has developed Deep Thunder, a weather-modeling service that, according to officials with the Armonk, N.Y.-based company, can help farmers dramatically reduce the amount … Continue reading

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Green Giant Fresh Upgrades Packaging

Green Giant Fresh announces today the launch of their new consumer-friendly smart packaging design. Products that were previously sold in clamshells have been transitioned … Continue reading

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PBH To Host Supermarket Dietitians at Fresh Summit

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) will host 20 supermarket dietitians for a 3-day educational session to be held during PMA’s Fresh Summit in … Continue reading

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Grimmway Farms is Helping People Lose

Grimmway Farms announced a partnership with Giraffe Interactive as the exclusive carrot supplier of The Biggest Loser consumer brand and plans an early November … Continue reading

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Pear Bureau Northwest Names Meijer “Pear Retailer of the Year”

Pear Bureau Northwest has named Meijer as the 2012 Pear Retailer of the Year for its outstanding pear merchandising program. Meijer’s successful implementation of … Continue reading

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FMI and United Fresh to Co-Locate 2014 Tradeshows

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and United Fresh Produce Association are proud to announce the co-location of their 2014 conventions, June 10-13 in Chicago. … Continue reading

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Green Giant Fresh Adds New Items to Retail Product Line

Green Giant Fresh announces today the addition of 15 new fruits and vegetables to their retail product line that will be unveiled at PMA … Continue reading

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HarvestMark Team Unveils HarvestMark 2013

YottaMark Inc., provider of HarvestMark, has announced the next generation of its product line: The new line-up introduces two new solutions: HarvestMark Insights, which … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids and Sunset Park Elementary School Students Celebrate New Salad Bar

On Tuesday, October 16, Produce for Kids and Sunset Park Elementary School held an event in Miami, Fla., to celebrate the new salad bar … Continue reading

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Chelan Fresh Marketing to Offer an Exclusive Cherry Variety

Chelan Fruit Cooperative recently announced the acquisition of the Orondo Fruit Company packing plant in Orondo, Washington, from the Griggs and Clennon families. Along … Continue reading

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Wonderful Pomegranate Harvest is Underway

Early season Pomegranate varieties have moved smoothly into the distribution channels and now the Wonderful, the principal pomegranate variety is starting to ship. “Continued … Continue reading

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Del Monte Goes Bananas for Charity Events

Participants in the Miami Paddle Challenge held at Matheson Hammock Park were in for a unique surprise when they were joined by five giant … Continue reading

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Turbana Brings Consumers Back to the Farms

As the “farm to table” idea has achieved national recognition, Turbana announced they are bringing this concept full circle by showing North American consumers … Continue reading

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Study Shows Even Small Increase in Fruit and Veggie Consumption can Improve Health

An estimated 20,000 cancers could be prevented if half of all Americans simply increased their consumption of fruits and vegetables by a single serving … Continue reading

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Del Monte Fresh Produce is Giving Away Banana Halloween Costumes

Del Monte Fresh Produce announced the launch of its Banana Halloween Costume Giveaway. The Facebook sweepstakes began October 8th and ends October 18th. Many … Continue reading

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Mann Packing Receives Certification as a Women Business Enterprise

Mann Packing Company, one of North America’s leading suppliers of fresh vegetables and fresh-cut vegetables received certification as a Women Business Enterprise through the … Continue reading

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